Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

NASA Federal Credit Union Vehicle Repossession Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating NASA Federal Credit Union for potential violations of District of Columbia law governing automobile repossession practices. Reports of missed car payments are on the rise, as consumers shift their financial priorities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. If circumstances force an auto loan delinquency, borrowers should know their rights when faced […]

Labor Protection

D.C. Paid Sick Leave

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The arrival of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington D.C. raises many questions for workers throughout the District, including about taking leave. D.C. workers should know their rights. The District of Columbia Accrued Safe and Sick Leave Act (ASSLA) requires employers to provide D.C. workers paid time off when dealing with medical and other related conditions. […]

Consumer Protection

Are You a D.C. Tenant with Ongoing Mold Issues? We May Be Able to Help

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating complaints from D.C. tenants about mold in their rental units. There are several reports on this issue across several property management companies in the District, for example Borger Management (see here: https://tinyurl.com/wjyov38). For years now, tenants, advocates, and journalists have been documenting failures at the D.C. Department Consumer […]

Consumer Protection

Navy Federal Credit Union Vehicle Repossession Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) for violating District of Columbia law in their vehicle repossession practices. Consumers allege NFCU, following repossession, fails to provide proper notification as to the storage location of the vehicle in question, or the amount required to redeem the vehicle. Interim storage, prior to […]